Meta has been on a multiyear push with Messenger’s finish-to-finish encryption (E2EE) choices, and it’s now starting up to take a look at E2EE messaging with its Quest VR quest headsets. With the new v40 intention update, Meta is testing no longer mandatory E2EE for one-on-one messages and calls in VR, in line with a blog post, though it’s unclear how many folks are incorporated within the take a look at or techniques to spark off the feature if you happen to’re.

The take a look at arrives alongside a bunch of alternative essential new choices within the v40 update. There are new audio accessibility alternatives, together with the flexibility to tweak the audio steadiness of the left and just correct audio channels and a mono audio feature that capacity that you just can hear the identical audio on the left and just correct speakers.

You’ll additionally now be in a assign to lock particular particular person apps at the support of a sample, which is in most cases a essential approach to discontinuance come by admission to to apps that you just don’t desire a bit of one to play with. Previously, it’s likely you’ll maybe maybe also handiest lock the total headset at the support of a sample.

Right here’s what the new per-app lock sample feature appears to be like cherish.
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Moreover, you’ll now be in a assign to label visual representations of extra bodily keyboards in VR so long as they’re connected by Bluetooth. This feature first supported the Logitech K830 and Apple’s Magic Keyboard whereas the employ of a Quest 2 headset, and with v40, you’ll be in a assign to label representations of the Apple Magic Keyboard with numeric keypad, the Logitech K375s, and Logitech MX Keys.